Texans, even tiny ones, are like no one else on earth. So it stands to reason that your tiny Texan’s first outfits, toys and other baby gear should be no less unique. Dallas is filled with a variety of boutiques that carry one-of-a-kind items for every personality and lifestyle. Looking for duds for your tiny fashionista? Here are a few of our favorites that offer babies, and their doting parents, the best of Texas.
A Tiny Hiney Baby Boutique
It’s no wonder they were voted Best Baby Clothing Boutique in DallasChild’s 2015 Best for Moms and Babies awards. Whether you’re looking for a cute frock for a fancy event or the perfect pair of pants for a playdate, you’ll find it here. Add a special touch with embroidery and personalization; it’s done on-site.
Why you’ll love it: The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, which means fearless shopping for the first-time mom. And if you’re looking for a bow, you won’t find a larger selection anywhere.
Babybliss Baby Boutique
Babybliss carries unique designer baby gifts, organic clothing and necessities for the mom who’s unwilling to compromise on style or quality. It’s a one-stop shop where you’ll find the crème de la crème of everything you need for your little one, plus some goodies for you.
Why you’ll love it: Babybliss is the place for moms with trendsetting styles. Are three older kids in your brood? Pay a visit to mimiMe, the sister store for big kids located right next door.
University Park, 469/232-9420
The Cozy Cottage
You’ll find The Cozy Cottage in the vintage Cannon Village Building nestled in the heart of the Bishop Arts District. Sizes range from infants to girls and boys sizes. Expect tutus, unique diaper bags, costumes and clothing for every occasion.
Why you’ll love it: Plenty of room means that it’s stroller friendly, plus there’s convenient parking right out front.
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10am–7pm
Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am–8pm
Dimples and Dandelions
In the market for a rose strewn, crackle painted time-out chair or a dress festooned with peacock feathers for the family portrait? Set your GPS for Frisco. Dimples and Dandelions is a family-owned store with over 6,000 unique items, many of which are exclusively crafted for the boutique.
Why you’ll love it: Dimples and Dandelions will match prices with other authorized online retailers of the same product, excluding sale, clearance and coupons/coupon codes.
Hip! Hip! Hooray!
If you love all things Downton Abbey and dream of cherubic children swathed in intricately smocked clothing, then Hip! Hip! Hooray! should be your very next stop. Whether you’re looking for daily wear or a hand-embroidered holiday dress, it’s all right here.
Why you’ll love it: Where else can you channel your inner Jane Austen? Hip! Hip! Hooray! is brimming with smocked dresses and portrait-perfect polos and button downs. (And if you’re in the market for a christening gown, this is the place to start.)
You have impeccable taste with a wardrobe that whispers Paris. Dressing your children in the same classic style is only natural. Layette offers high-quality children’s clothing and accessories with timeless appeal. Sizes cover everything from birth to age 6.
Why you’ll love it: Monogramming, tailoring and other personalized services are done in-house. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Layette will help you locate items that aren’t in their collection.
Open during other hours by appointment
Little Lam Baby Boutique
If shopping at Whole Foods and using cloth diapers is as natural to you as the homegrown herbs in your made-from-scratch marinara, you’ll love the cozy atmosphere at Little Lam Baby Boutique. Little Lam offers soy-based fabric clothing, organic toys and other baby gear that supports an earth-friendly lifestyle.
Why you’ll love it: From Petunia Pickle Bottom to Itzy Ritzy, Little Lam carries moms’ favorite brands. On the hunt for a potty chair fit for a princess? Little Lam has that too.
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 10:30am–5:30pm
Wednesday and Thursday 10:30am–5pm
Open Sundays by appointment
The Posh Petunia
Cute clothing by high-end designers, customizable bibs and a cheerful ambiance make this a popular stop for local moms. Plus, The Posh Petunia is the exclusive purveyor of Bonjour MaeMae, a local line of hair accessories for baby girls.
Why you’ll love it: From classic looks to trendy styles, it’s all about selection at The Posh Petunia. The store carries over 50 lines of baby clothes and a wide selection of accessories.
Published April 2015